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number of people killed in the city since 1991. >>> slow response times expected in the east bay. supervisors vote unanimously to close four fire stations. the stations that will be closerd in walnut creek, martinez, lafayette and clayton. that leaves clayton without a single fire station. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran reports. >> reporter: starting next month the city won't have a fire station. that means the near he was fire station to clayton will be 3.5 miles away in concord. last night's vote comes after voters failed to pass measure q. measure q was a parcel tax that, if passed, would have prevented these closures. these closures will save the fire protection district $3 million. the district is facing a $17 million deficit and says it spent its reserves. but for clayton neighbors, the savings don't outweigh the costs it will mean for their city. >> it's hitting us at a tender spot with us because of what we have been through and we know what others will, unfortunately, have to go through. >> reporter: kelly's clayton home was destroyed in a fire a year and a half ago. her t
's family will argue against the overturning of the conviction. >>> today the city council in redwood city will consider a makeover for the fox theatre. councilmembers are weighing a request from the owners for a tax break. in exchange, the owners will make a number of improvements to the historic building over the next 10 years. >>> a coast guard investigation into suspected smuggling near the channel islands off the santa barbara county coast has turned tragic. a small boat deployed by the coast guard was rammed by a smuggler's vessel before dawn yesterday. the collision threw two coast guard members into the water. one of them was killed and another was injured in that incident. >>> l.a. police say four people were found shot to death outside a large home in suburban northridge. the dead were two women in their 20s a man in his 30s and another man in his 40s. the incident happened early yesterday morning. the home apparently served as an unlicensed boardinghouse. detectives are now looking into a motive. >>> a second chance for same- sex marriage could happen in just a few hours when th
side toward foster city. we jump to our maps. i'm going to show you a brand new accident just reported. dumbarton bridge. in the meantime, stick with the san mateo bridge. that's a look at the drive back to you. >>> there's one more chance tonight for people in san jose to tell the city manager what she should look for in a new police chief. the last of four community meetings at 6:30. the next police chief will probably come from outside the city. that's because no one within the department has applied for the job. >>> the bay bridge toll l plaza is getting a new look starting tonight. caltrans plans to spend 6 1/2 million dollars to give the toll plaza a facelift. the work will be done during overnight hours over the next six months. >>> stepping out. okay. 6:09 we could find out this morning whether bay are area crab fishermen will be bringing in their catch anytime soon. they will meet at 10:00 in san francisco to plan the next move. they have been on strike since wholesalers tried to cut the price they are paid crab. it was hard to find crab at this week's crab festival down on th
in the city. legendary lawman bill bratton will become a consultant for the oakland police department. he helped reduce violent crime when headed up the new york and l.a. pds but some residents aren't sure a new consultant is a good solution to the city of oakland. the oakland city council by the way votes next month on the plan to hire bratton. it's going to cost $250,000 to use him as a consultant. >>> a milestone today for san francisco's muni. the public transit system is turning 100 years old and there's a celebration designed to benefit everyone. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco to give us some history. >> reporter: 100 years ago the first muni line started running from geary to 33rd avenue. today, muni railway serves about 200 million passengers a year. it has a network of 63 bus routes a historic light rail system, streetcars and three cable car lines. but before muni even existed, the city's public transit system involved horse-drawn buggies. to celebrate, service on all muni services including the cable car line will be free starting right now until 5 a.m. tomorr
is in the hospital after a car went over a 400-foot cliff in daly city this morning. another passenger is okay able to get out of the car. it happened on 35 near olympic way. traffic was a mess but everything is open now. >>> another executive quits his job at the port of oakland after an independent investigation into expenses charged to the port. the probe found dozens of employees put questionable charges on the port credit cards. >>> got your traffic and rain on the way coming up. ,, ,,,,,, >>> good morning. a live look at the bay bridge, it's backed up solidly through the may see this morning. there is a stall reported near the metering lights so that's not helping the commute about 20 to 25 minutes to get on the bay bridge. the nimitz 880 through oakland looks good towards downtown. and once again a dense fog advisory issued by chp for portions of eastern contra costa. >> patchy fog out there now out the door. watch out for that especially in some of the interior valleys. but yeah, looks like the 30s and 40s right now. by the afternoon, only in the 50s and 60s. increasing clouds chance of ra
, minnesota, six inches and here in the twin cities just 0.6 of an inch of snow. now the storm is a problem for the great lakes and for the northeast, with that snow and wind battling areas that are from say around toronto to detroit, down to cincinnati it's heavy rain this morning in the northeast, and then that will change over to some snow showers with more wind coming up this afternoon. speaking of snowfall totals it doesn't look like we'll have blockbuster amounts in most areas, an inch to three inches in the white shaded areas but some of the higher terrain areas in parts of with of wf 8 to 14 inches of snow and near blizzard conditions with snows downwind of the great lakes as well. major travel disruptions in philly, in new york city back to chicago, both o'hare and midway and a lot of flight delays likely from detroit to cleveland to cincinnati down to charlotte. this storm is going to be with us for the next couple of days. charlie, back to you. >> thanks. >>> last night may have been one of the worst moments of john boehner's political career. it may have b
on snowmobiles and others, we're going to be fully prepared. >> let's take some live pictures now of kansas city, missouri. you can see that the morning commuters are out on the highways already but probably taking it slow. the national weather service warns travelers in the central plains to expect hazardous conditions through today and into early tomorrow. >> that's why people from other parts of country move to california. [ laughter ] >> like i say, from denver. i name no names. >> who's that? >> look at the -- when we get 45-degree readings and go this is terrible, we say, what are you people wimps? >> i was laughing yesterday. >> but you still freeze out here. >> i get cold. >> it gets really cold in colorado but boy, you know what, we have some stormy weather coming in our direction as it looks like those clouds are gathering once again. right now it's a cold start to the morning. not as cold as yesterday. but look at just to the north. we have a cold front that's dropping in, in our direction. it will bring some changing weather throughout the day. likely to see some clouds streaming acr
of the levee that protects the gardens neighborhood. the california conservation corps joined city crews inputting bags in place to prevent flooding. some homes were evacuated after water seeped through the levee. >> we have to leave everything behind. >> we had a bad christmas so he is ready to let it go. move on. >> there's still one home that's vacant because water got into some electrical outlets. >>> east palo alto is work on a long-term fix that will include the croak's capacity to carry water. and we're seeing much more snow in the sierra and how. the california department of water resources reports that snow levels now are at 140% of average. last year they were like just 30 percent of average. while not everybody at this time felt like fighting traffic and chain controls to get up there plenty of bay area residents wanted to see a white christmas. and they did. some families decided to head out after opening presents and to play in the first snow they found. so let's get an update. >>> isn't it fun to play in the snow? >> uhm, yeah... [ laughter ] >> for the kids. >> elizabeth
. >> reporter: tens of thousands of protesters fell on to the streets in cairo and other egyptian cities, calling it a final warning to the islamist president, mohamed morsi, who critics say is behaving like a dictator. in cairo, protesters surrounded the presidential palace, chanting slogans calling for the end of the presidency. it was mostly a peaceful demonstration. protesters are angry about a drawn constitution which will put to referendum, a popular vote in ten days time. control by president morsi's islamist allies, many more liberal editions say it is sharia law that fail to protect the rights of minorities and women. >>> the duchess of cambridge is said to be feeling better this morning after treatment for cute morning sickness. prince william's wife is expected to stay in king edwards hospital for several days. >> reporter: good morning charlie. the news today seems to be better. after spending a second day at the hospital with his wife, prince william left her looking a lot more relaxed. kate is, quote, continuing to feel better and it seems that the prince was feeling a litt
stations. if approved, stations in the cities of walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette would all close january 1. the county's top fire official recommended the closures saying a loss of property taxes and failed tax measure in november caused the district to burn through its cash reserve. >>> some other headlines around the bay on this wednesday. a decision on whether to buy a drone for the alameda county sheriff's office sent to the public protection committee for further study. the committee is expected to hold a public hearing on the issue sometime in january. if approved, it will go back to the board of supervisors for a final decision. >>> a big bag of marijuana was hauled out of a home that burned in san francisco. police also removed equipment for the growing operation there. the cause of the two-alarm fire in the haight-ashbury neighborhood unknown. nobody was hurt. >>> time now 5:09. protests continue to rock egypt's capital this morning. >> plus a rare appearance. the vote that drew former senator bob dole in a wheelchair there to washington, d.c. >> and the star is re
, really high. >> bill hudson sent us this video from redwood city about an hour after high tide. and even then, the water levels were as high as bumpers of several suvs. the same thing is happening in southern california. take a look. drivers had to dole with flooding on this stretch of road in sunset beach yesterday. part of the pacific coast highway there was shut down for part of the morning. king tides occur when the earth, moon and sun align in a way that increases the gravitational pull on oceans toward the shore. they usually occur several times a year. >> it will be a desk job for san francisco police sergeant "carl t" while internal affairs investigates him. that is sergeant t. he is now under scrutiny over a video that was on his facebook page. in the post he bragged that he and some friends were drunk as they blasted through the broadway tunnel at 100 miles per hour in a rented lamborghini. since then he said he was kidding about the speed and drinking. >>> if you are using bart for holiday shopping thieves are targeting you. police say crimes increase around the stations in oa
for the city. the report did not, however, endorse the use of the metal known as 9 chrome. a federal investigation did find 9 chrome piping can still be corroded and leak causing fires. >>> people are already lining up in san jose for a massive toy and book giveaway. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us live now from the sacred heart community service and cate, thousands of kids are expected to get a gift this morning. >> reporter: you're right. about 5600 kids will be getting toys and books this morning thanks to the efforts of the local community. i want to show you we also want to thank the parents and efforts of sacred heart and your donations. sacred heart has checked more than 17,000 toys and books. it's part of the christmas toy box distribution. sacred heart does this event every year for the past 10 years to help keep the holiday spirit alive for low income bay area families. now, starting at 10 a.m., parents will be able to pick out age-appropriate toys for their children. and parents we spoke to have been here since 5:30 last night. they are braving the cold temperatures
for a city of its size up 12.5% from last year. >>> the numbers of drunk driving arrests and of fatal accidents are down this holiday weekend compared to last year. the chp reports on the first two days of the new year's weekend. the chp made 723 drunk driving arrests since friday night across the state, more than 200 fewer than last year. accidents killed nine people in california down from 12 in the sam period a year ago. local transit agencies are offering an alternative to driving tonight. caltrain will offer free rides after 11:00 tonight for passengers riding south from san francisco. muni will offer free rides from 8 p.m. until 6:00 toll morning. in san jose, in silicon valley, all vta bus and light rain will be free between 7 p.m. and 4 a.m. bart will extend its service until 3 a.m. but no free rides on bart. >>> just beautiful. i always love watching that. the new year has just arrived. this is in sydney, australia. video from just a few minutes ago, you can see the celebration featured a fireworks display over the harbor bridge and opera house. the party now continues moving
at the weather in >>> here's look at the weather in cities around the country. in new york, 45 degrees. sunny. mostly sunshine in chicago, 46 degrees. turns cloudy in dallas, 62. rain ends in l.a., 61 degrees. >>> let's check your national forecast. in the west, the storm that's been hitting the area will move into southern california across to utah, bringing more rain and mountain snow. there could be some flooding in los angeles and las vegas. it will be dry across much of the midwest, northeast, and south, but expect random showers in parts of north carolina and eastern florida. >>> in sports this morning the warriors shocked the heat at home. lebron james dropped in 31 points. he's now scored at least 20 points for 25 games in a row, the longest current streak in the nba. in the fourth, score tied. time running out. a wide open. he lays in the game-winner. warriors fly by miami. warriors now winners of five in a row. >>> a thriller in salt lake. jazz down by two. paul millsap hits up. at the buzzer mo williams tosses one from long range and hits the big game-winner. jazz down san antonio,
of the storm extend to southern california. multiple flights between los angeles and midwestern cities have been cancelled. officials at l.a.x. expect more cancellations later today. passengers who made it home from chicago said some cancellations why announced even as they boarded their flights out of the storm zone. can you imagine being aboard and the pilot saying nevermind? the winter weather is happening just as we hit the biggest holiday travel day. at sfo more than 100,000 people are expected to pass through just today. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the airport where weather delays are expected. hey, cate. >> reporter: good morning, brian. yes, they're on the way. i just looked at the boards. it's early enough that all flights are on time. but the one thing is for sure, yes, delays are on the way. and as you said about 130,000 people are expected to pass through sfo. so we better brace for that. we have already seen the effects of the winter storm in chicago here at our airports. aviation officials say more than 350 flights out of o'hare international airport and 150 out of
3:30 this morning. it was towards the peninsula side as you head into foster city. you're looking live at church. so delays are improving but it's still a backup. we were seeing delays. this two-car crash was reported just as a normal incident at first but again, one person was pronounced dead at the scene. so they have that closure down for quite some time. hopefully things are improving. all lanes are now open. you should use the dumbarton bridge just for the next maybe 15, 20 minutes. things should be good after 6:30. let's jump to the maps. we have a new trouble spot to report westbound 580 at high street. getting word of an accident where a vehicle may have hit a pedestrian in the road. no word yet if it's blocking the main lines of the freeway or if the accident happened on the off-ramp there. we'll get more details on this just a few minutes. we'll send it back to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> was it a playful planing or playful prank? a san francisco sergeant at first claimed responsibility for a high-speed joyride through a tunnel in town. elizabeth wenger reports. >>
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